Alex G and Girlpool made a graceful return to their current residence of Philadelphia on Saturday night at First Unitarian Church, with enthusiastic sets from opening acts Eskimeaux and Brandon Can’t Dance opening the show. Each of these artists are best experienced in their live form, which made for extremely entertaining sets that were matched with visual imagery projected from dual film projectors by Craig Scheihing. Continue reading →
The folks over at Domino Records seem to be as excited as we are for the release of Philly do-it-yourself indie artist Alex G.’s first studio album, Beach Music. Over the weekend, they released the third single off the album, teasing fans even more for the album which will likely make Alex G. a much bigger name in the indie rock universe. Continue reading →
From bedroom recordings to all ages stages, Alex G has become somewhat of a popular name in Philadelphia music community. Since we’ve first written about the breezy lo-fi one-mand band, he’s gotten signed, gotten a few fellow musicians to help him play shows and even had an article written about him in Rolling Stone. What’s next on his list? Apparently he’s set out to conquer Europe.
Monday night, Alex G played a free show at Rough Trade East, a popular chain of record stores in the UK, to promote his new album DSU. He’ll be in the UK until Sunday, playing a handful of shows in London and one in Manchester before he heads back to Philly. Being the cool guy Alex is, he was more than willing to chill with me backstage after the show to answer a few questions for The Key. Read the Q&A below where we talk about London, the Rolling Stone story and James Joyce. Continue reading →
Just in time for the upcoming Halloween season, Philly multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Alexander Giannascoli, aka Alex G, has rifled through a stash of costumes and masks for his latest music video, “Hollow.” Continue reading →